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Cambridge, MA
10000+ employees
1636
College / University
Colleges & Universities
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Yale University, Stanford University, Princeton University
Many parents dream of sending their children to Harvard -- and at more than $50,000 a year in undergraduate costs, some even dream of being able to afford it. Harvard, the oldest institution of higher learning in the US, is home to Harvard College (undergraduate studies) and ... Read more

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    I worked at Harvard University full-time

    Pros

    Puts IT depts at most other universities to shame. Good mix of career higher ed types + corporate + govt experience.

    Cons

    No complaints, I had a wonderful experience and enjoyed terrific mentors.

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Harvard University Photos

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Harvard University Interviews

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    Comptroller Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Harvard University (Boston, MA) in March 2017.

    Interview

    I did a telephone interview with HR then an in person interview. The in person interview was 45 minutes with the direct supervisor CFO and 45 minutes with a peer. The interview took place in a conference room. Probably would have been better to interview with both at the same time. I didn't get an offer.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a time when you had to say no and explain how you did it   1 Answer
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Harvard University Awards & Accolades

  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2009
  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50, AARP, 2008

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